ShamRock Fest 2016 at the Balloon Museum

From 11am to 6pm on Saturday, March 12 at the Balloon Museum(9201 Balloon Museuem NE), ShamRock Fest 2016 will feature two stages of music and dance with some of the area's favorites. Celtic-themed food will abound, and beer, wine and spirits will be present courtesy of O'Neill's Pub and Guinness.

The kids will have plenty of choices, with arts and crafts, jump houses, adventure rides, live animals, face painting and other fun. Hands-on demonstrations will be performed by the Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council, Albuquerque Gaelic Football and the Society for Creative Anachronism swordsmen.

Handmade crafts and other products will be available for sale, and at Pot o' Gold you can bid on your favorite lucky charm at the Silent Auction located inside the Museum. Funds raised will benefit High Desert Pipes and Drums.

Tickets for the event begin at $6 for adults and $2 for kids. Click here for ticket information and to purchase online. Ticket costs increase if purchased at the event.

For more information about the Balloon Museum, please visit or call 311.